Defines attribute data.
Defines attribute data (used by blocks) at the Command line.
Options within the command
Define an attribute by toggling attribute modes.
- Toggle attribute modes: Constant = Off Invisible = Off Preset = Off Verify = Off Lock position = Off Annotative = Off Multiple Lines = Off
Constant – type C
- Off - users can change the value of the attribute.
- On - users cannot change the value.
Invisible – type I
Note: Invisible attributes are not displayed nor printed, but can be displayed with the ATTDISP command.
- Off - displays the attribute in the drawing.
- On - hides the attribute
Preset – type P
Note: The value of attributes can be changed later with the ATTEDIT command.
- Off - prompts the user to enter values.
- On - inserts attributes automatically, without prompting the user.
Verify -type V
- Off - user enters the attribute value once.
- On- forces the user to enter the value a second time to ensure the value is entered correctly.
Lock position – type L
- Off - users can move attributes using grip editing.
- On - locks the position of the attribute within the block reference.
Annotative – type A
- Off – creates attributes using a non-annotative style.
- On - creates attributes using an annotative style.
Multiple lines - type M
- Off - forces the use only of single-line text.
- On - allows the use uses multiline text.
- Tag name of attribute
- Specifies the tag of the attribute; this is the name by which BricsCAD identifies the attribute. You can use up to 255 letters, numbers and punctuation.
- Specifies the user prompt; this is displayed at the command prompt when the attribute is later inserted in the drawing. You can leave this field blank; BricsCAD uses the tag as the prompt during attribute insertion.
- Default text
- Specifies the default value and set the style and justification of the text, as with TEXT command. If the Multiple lines mode is on, you may introduce more text lines.
- Text start point
- Specify the start point of the text.
- user defined Style
- Specifies the name of the text style.
- Align on line
- Aligns the text between two points. The text height is adjusted to maintain its aspect ratio.
- Fit between points
- Aligns the text between two points.
- Center horizontally
- Centers the text’s baseline on the pick point.
- Middle (hor/vert)
- Centers the text on the pick point.
- Justification options...
- Accesses additional justification options.
- Height of text
- Specifies the height of the attribute text, unless overridden by the text style or justification.
- Rotation angle of text
- Specifies the rotation angle of the rotation text.